Meeting the Needs of Tech-Savvy Consumers Requires an Equally Savvy Supply Chain

Superior Supply Chain Technology Fulfills the Promise of Mobile Engagement Consumers today rely on technology more than ever. According to Pew Research, 64 percent of Americans owned a smartphone in 2015. Understandably this has driven companies to increase their efforts to engage with consumers on mobile platforms. The restaurant industry exemplifies how this can change…

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SCA Technologies CEO Named a Supply Chain Pro to Know

Supply & Demand Chain Executive Award Honors Samarth Sarthi’s Influence on Supply Chain Industry PITTSBURGH, PA – SCA Technologies, the leading provider of category sourcing and margin management solutions, today announced that Chief Executive Officer and Founder Samarth Sarthi has been named one of Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s 2016 Pros to Know. This honor is…

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Pittsburgh Technology Council’s TechVibe Radio Features SCA Technologies

SCA Technologies’ Chief Technology Officer Vishy Visweswaran was honored to be one of the industry leaders interviewed on the February 19 episode of the Pittsburgh Technology Council’s TechVibe Radio. Each Friday night at 7:00 on KDKA 1020 AM, TechVibe Radio talks to the pacesetters in Pittsburgh’s technology and entrepreneurial communities. Vishy’s interview, which you can listen…

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Egg Trends and the Supply Chain Impact for Restaurants

Consumer demand for eggs in restaurant dishes is higher than ever — and so are egg prices. That’s due in large part to a avian influenza epidemic that killed a massive amount of egg-producing chickens over the past year. The transition many restaurants are making to cage-free eggs also affects prices because it’s more expensive to produce eggs in a…

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Menu trends: Going back to the basics

Food trends — like all trends — come and go, but some foods have stood the test of time. Innovation is the only way for that to happen,  which is why potatoes, beef and eggs are three ingredients that are still a huge part of most menus. Here’s a look at how chefs are using them in new ways to drive innovative…

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Speed of Business

Volatility and margin pressures are here to stay, but with restaurant industry leaders granted the proverbial ‘clean slate’ in 2017, it is imperative to make New Year’s Resolutions that will ultimately improve profitability, optimize sourcing and reduce risk. All restaurant brands need to make sure they have a strong supply chain and a well-developed risk…

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Inescapable ingredients (Part 3): Egging on the egg

Editor’s note: This is part 3 of a series exploring how chefs are using common ingredients to innovate menus. It’s OK if you missed parts 1 and 2; you can catch up here. While the world is still dealing with an egg shortage, restaurant menus aren’t reflecting a lack of egg-based options. That’s because as…

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SCA-Authored Article on Restaurant Supply Chain Featured in Supply Chain World Magazine

Hot off the presses: Vishy Visweswaran, SCA Technologies’ Chief Technology Officer, authored an article on supply chain challenges and opportunities for the restaurant industry in the Winter 2016 issue of Supply Chain World magazine. Vishy’s article can be found on pages 8-9 of the issue, and online here. In the article, Vishy writes about how technology has made…

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